Research Database

Multiple Personality Disorder/the Nature of the Self

An 8 page research paper that examines the controversy that surrounds the topic of multiple personality disorder and whether it actually exists as a legitimate disorder. The writer specifically looks at the work of Ian Hacking who addresses this topic in his book Rewriting the Soul: Multiple personality and the sciences of memory. Hacking takes a very metaphysical look at the topic of MPD and relates it to the ways in which humans use memory to construct identity. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Jingling Bracelets

5 pages. This example essay of Jingling Bracelets by Maximilliam Schlaks considers several topics that are found within the storyline. Each of these topics is developed with a topic sentence as well as supporting details from the story. Quotes are used within this sample paper as well. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Public Health/Then & Now

A 4 page research paper that encompasses 2 topics. The first topic is on Lillian Wald and Mary Brewster and how they introduced public health nursing in the U.S. during the early twentieth century (roughly 2 pages). The second topic addresses the Public Health Association of New York City, offering an overview (roughly 2 pages). Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Vedanta Hinduism/Buddhism & Greek Philosophy

A 6 page research paper that addresses two topics (roughly 3 pages each). The first topic contrasts and compares Vedanta Hinduism with Buddhism. The second topic contrasts and compares ancient Greek philosophy with Indian philosophy in general. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Developing And Leading Teams

A 5 page paper. There are two separate topics discussed in this essay. The first topic is group or team development. Tuckman’s stages of group development are identified and discussed including the behaviors that suggest success in each stage. The second topic is delegation and particularly nurse manager delegation. The reasons managers do not delegate more often are identified. The skills nurse managers need to delegate successfully are discussed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

EXAMPLE OF EXPOSITORY/MOTIVATIONAL SPEECH

This 3 page paper examples an expository speech on the topic of 'blondeness' and 'outward' appearances.Bibliography lists 3 sources.

RISK, ARBITRAGE AND COMMON STOCK

This 3-page paper discusses topics such as investor risk, portfolio diversification and arbitrage pricing theory.

Female Genital Mutilation Victims

An 8 page research paper that discusses this topic. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Normoglycemia and Critically Ill Patients

A 10 page literature review on this topic. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Heredity v. Hormones

A 3 page research paper that discusses this topic. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Naturalistic and Abstract Art

A 3 page research paper/essay that discusses this topic Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Title VII Age Discrimination Cases

This 17 page paper discusses seven legal cases where the topic of dispute is age discrimination. Bibliography lists 7 sources

Family Violence

This 4 page paper discusses various type of family violence, and suggests how liberals, conservatives and radical might view the topic.

American History

A 10 page paper which covers many topics in American History. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

Computer Maintenance

In 5 pages, the author discusses the topic of computer maintenance. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

US Death Penalty in Perspective

A 24 page research paper that consists of 3 separate papers. The first paper is 4 pages in length and introduces the topic, as well as the questions that examination of the death penalty raises. The second paper is 5 pages in length and further discusses the topic, clarifying the issues to be addressed and the need for research. The final paper is 15 pages in length and proposes a plan for an extensive research project on this topic. Throughout the writer emphasizes the dichotomies associated with this topic, which includes the fact that the US is alone among the industrialized nations in supporting capital punishment. Each paper has its own bibliography and the cumulative bibliography (last paper) lists 11 sources.

New Zealand & Zimbabwe Domestic Politics

A 7 page research paper. At one time domestic and international politics could be evaluated as somewhat separate topics. In the contemporary world this is no longer, as international events penetrate domestic politics and domestic politics frequently have international repercussions. This principle is demonstrated with large states and also within small states such as New Zealand and Zimbabwe. The writer discusses this topic in relation to both of these countries. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Comparative Analysis of Octavia Butler’s “Kindred” and Harriet Jacobs’ “Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl”

A 5 page paper which examines the ways in which these works discuss similar topics or use similar images, considers whether or not they put these topics and images to the same literary use, and finally concludes with which work has been the most lasting legacy of the slave narratives. No additional sources are used.

Euthanasia: A 2001 Perspective

A 5 page discussion of the pros and cons of euthanasia. Notes the 1975 case of Karen Ann Quinlan which brought the topic of euthanasia into public consciousness along with the current day challenges of a mercy killing in Australia by an Aussie equivalent of Dr. Kervorkian, Dr. Philip Nitschke. Emphasizes that while the topic of euthanasia will be debated for generations to come it is our personal responsibility to take charge of our own decisions in this matter in the form of a living will. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Civil Service, Strategies for Resolving Conflict, and Performance Appraisal Systems

A 6 page paper which discusses various topics. The topics are discussion and evaluation of an article titled "Beyond Civil Service" by Donald E. Klingner, discussion and evaluation of traditional and nontraditional strategies for resolving conflicts and discussion and evaluation of the concepts of judgmental and developmental performance appraisal systems, as they apply to fax articles provided by student which originate in the textbook titled "Handbook of Human Resource Management in Government." No additional sources cited.

Criminal Justice Research: Basic and Applied.

(6 pp) Focusing on "hot topics" is an accepted way to generate interest for criminal justice research, to secure grants, to conduct research, and to publish papers. While research methods are often thought of as a stand-alone topic, an argument can be made for the importance of incorporating policy analysis, program planning, and evaluation components in research methods courses. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Human Resource Professionals And Ethics

An 18 page research paper. The topic of ethics has become increasingly more important over the last twenty years. In this essay, the writer discusses specific principles of ethics related to the human resource development professional. Some of the topics covered include competence, responsibility, respect for others, and research, among others. The Standards of Ethics and Integrity adopted by the Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD) in 1999 is used as a reference point. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

Criminal Justice Research: Basic and Applied.

(6 pp) Focusing on "hot topics" is an accepted way to generate interest for criminal justice research, to secure grants, to conduct research, and to publish papers. While research methods are often thought of as a stand-alone topic, an argument can be made for the importance of incorporating policy analysis, program planning, and evaluation components in research methods courses. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

The Peculiar Institution by Kenneth M. Stampp

5 pages in length. Stampp was among the first of authors to publicly acknowledge that slavery was a profit making institution that provided to help the South in many economic ways. His book points out some true but troubling information regarding the economic boon of slavery. This is an interesting topic that not many authors were willing to confront when Stampp wrote on this topic. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Otitis Media and Nursing Practice

A 4 page research paper that address this topic. A baby or toddler screams and a parent notices that the child is tugging or batting at his ear. More than likely, the pain is caused by an ear infection, which is one of the most common childhood diseases. The following examination of this topic looks at its physiological causes, associated risk factors, and the implications of recent research to nursing practice. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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